About this guide
This guide lists genealogical resources held in the Milton Good Library and the Mennonite Archives of Ontario at Conrad Grebel University College. Our collections emphasize Russian Mennonite, Swiss Mennonite and Amish streams, particularly as they relate to Canada in general and Ontario in particular.
How to access the resources listed here
Some of the resources listed here are directly accessible over the Internet. Most are available only at the library and archives.
Remote queries will be answered as staff time allows. Direct your questions or comments to Laureen Harder-Gissing, Librarian and Archivist. Generally, questions that take more than 15 minutes to check will not be searched.
Visitors are welcome at the library and archives. It is strongly encouraged that you make an appointment with the archivist, especially if you are travelling from a distance or are pressed for time. Contact in advance of your visit can help us prepare the resources you need, and suggest research you can do in advance of your visit. For more information about the archives, see our "about" page.
Residents of Ontario can obtain a library card free of charge. Details
This guide is compiled from resources listed on the University of Waterloo Library catalogue (the Milton Good Library is part of this system) and the Mennonite Archives of Ontario website. Generally, the library catalogue lists published materials; and the archives website lists unpublished materials.
Pathways to Genealogical Resources :
- Mennonite Genealogical Databases
- Published Mennonite Genealogies and Histories
- Mennonite Genealogical Periodicals
- Unpublished Mennonite Genealogies
- Personal Archival Collections
- Mennonite Cemetery Records
- Bibles Containing Genealogical Data
- Birth, Baptism, Marriage and Death Records
- Immigration, Land Transaction and Census Records
- Newspaper Articles and Obituaries
- Selected Additional Sources for Mennonite Genealogy